Election Update 2003 Swaziland No 2
This election update comprises several articles, written by different authors. The heading of Khabele Matlosa's article : Legal and institutional architecture for the Swaziland Election 2003. This article reviews the legal and institutional architecture that structured the Parliamentary and Primary elections with a view to discovering the broader framework for elections in Swaziland and interrogating the possible meanings of that in terms of the prospects for democratic transition in the Kingdom. Claude Kabemba discussed the Democratic Transition in Swaziland. Shumabana Karume discussed the aftermath of the 2003 general election. Wole Olaleye's article is entitled : Chiefdom Politics vs Electoral Processes in Swaziland. Jackie Kalley's article examines the long struggle for the emancipation of Swazi women in electoral matters.